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Heart Transplants (INACTIVE)

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  • New Jersey Boy, 6, Awaits Second Heart Transplant

    New Jersey Boy, 6, Awaits Second Heart Transplant
    Six-year-old Matthew Dziekan is like any other kid. His favorite food is a mixture of Doritos, pretzels, potato chips and Fritos. He loves Thomas the Train and is a huge fan of Captain Hook; so much that he is dressing up as him for Halloween. However,...
  • 5-month-old becomes Seattle Children's Hospital's 100th heart transplant

    5-month-old becomes Seattle Children's Hospital's 100th heart transplant
    Earlier this week, Seattle Children’s Hospital performed its 100th heart transplant, dating back to 1994. The 100th heart went to five-month-old Ethan, who was diagnosed with heart disease just after he was born.   “He came off the...
  • A New Heart At Last For Patient Who Blogged About The Wait

    A New Heart At Last For Patient Who Blogged About The Wait
    Colby Salerno, who has been blogging from Hartford Hospital about his need for a new heart, received one Tuesday. Salerno, 24, from Cheshire, has been blogging for more than five months from the 10th floor of Hartford Hospital about his need for a...
  • Heart Transplant Patient's First Words: 'I Want To Make My Donor Proud'

    Heart Transplant Patient's First Words: 'I Want To Make My Donor Proud'
    Hours after surgeons gave him a new heart, Colby Salerno woke up and spoke to his parents and sisters, who surrounded his bed. "When the breathing tube came out, you know what his first words were? 'I want to make my donor proud,'" Kelly Salerno said...
  • Artificial heart sustains Reisterstown man to successful heart transplant

    Artificial heart sustains Reisterstown man to successful heart transplant
    A fist-sized contraption of plastic and metal kept 63-year-old Grant Feusner alive for five weeks earlier this year, pumping blood from his chest to his brain, kidneys and muscles. Doctors had removed most of Feusner's heart, ballooned with disease and...
  • High Cholesterol and Heart Attacks

    High Cholesterol and Heart Attacks
    Ben Shaw never believed that he would need a heart transplant at the age of twenty-six, but as a result of a gentic disorder that caused him to have extremely high cholesterol that resultes in cardiovascular disease. After living for more than year with a...
  • Tom Hammontree begins coaching return three weeks after heart transplant

    Oviedo cross country and track coach Tom Hammontree, who had heart transplant surgery on Jan. 10, is getting stronger everyday. “Feeling good [three] weeks out from the transplant,” Hammontree said in an email to the Sentinel. “Today...
  • Oviedo coach Tom Hammontree has heart transplant surgery

    Oviedo coach Tom Hammontree has heart transplant surgery
    Oviedo cross country and track coach Tom Hammontree, 68, underwent successful heart transplant surgery Thursday night at Florida Hospital-Orlando, according to his wife, Jane Hammontree. “He is recovering as expected,” Jane said. “He...
  • Staying upbeat in trying circumstances

    Staying upbeat in trying circumstances
    Ezekiel "Zeke" Kendall is, by most measures, a nice guy. He's friendly, upbeat and enjoys spending time with his family. Still, you wouldn't be wrong if you called him heartless. The Costa Mesa 19-year-old — who's awaiting the first of what...
  • O.C. Man Gets to Thank Wife of Heart Donor, 20 Years Later

    O.C. Man Gets to Thank Wife of Heart Donor, 20 Years Later
    NEWPORT BEACH (KTLA) -- It was an emotional face-to-face meeting between a man who received a heart transplant and the wife who's husband donated the gift of life. Deborah Atkinson listened to her husband's heart beating inside the body of Dennis...
  • Catonsville child awaits heart after transplant falls through

    Catonsville child awaits heart after transplant falls through
    Five-year-old Teresa Bartlinski was lying unconscious shortly after 3 a.m. Friday at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia when the doctor told her parents they had called off the heart transplant she was prepped to receive. The girl — whose...